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Christopher Hibbert QUEEN VICTORIA A Personal History For Amy, Lily and Rose with love AUTHOR'S NOTE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS In an essay read to fellows and members of the Royal.

Christopher Hibbert QUEEN VICTORIA A Personal History For Amy, Lily and Rose with love AUTHOR'S NOTE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS In an essay read to fellows and members of the Royal. For Amy, Lily and Rose with love. Author's note and acknowledgements. In an essay read to fellows and members of the Royal Society of Literature in 1972, Giles St Aubyn said that on average Queen Victoria wrote about 2,500 words every day of her adult life, achieving a total of some sixty million in the course of her long reign.

Christopher Hibbert has written many well-received biographies, including, most recently, Queen Victoria.

Only 18 left in stock (more on the way). Christopher Hibbert has written many well-received biographies, including, most recently, Queen Victoria. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and an Honorary Doctor of Letters of Leicester University.

Hibbert, Christopher (e., Queen Victoria in Her Letters and Journals (London, 1984). Hobhouse, Hermione, Prince Albert: His Life and Work (London, 1983). Holmes, Richard . Queen Victoria, 1819-1901 (1901). Alfred Duke of Edinburgh: Queen Victoria's Second Son (Gloucester, 1984). Knight, Charles, Passages of a Working Life During Half a Century (3 vols, London, 1864). Knight, Cordelia, Autobiography of Miss Cordelia Knight with Extracts from her Journals and Anecdote Books (2 vols, London, 1861). Kriegel, Abraham . The Holland House Diaries, 1831-1840 (London, 1977). Kurtz, Harold, The Empress Eugenie, 1826-1920 (London, 1964).

CH Christopher Hibbert, Queen Victoria in her Letters and Journals. Chapter 1. THE FAMILY. 1. Creevey Papers, 269.

Among the most recent are Elizabeth Longford's splendid Victoria RI (1964), the first volume of Cecil Woodham-Smith's regrettably unfinished Queen Victoria: Her Life and Times (1972), Stanley Weintraub's Victoria (1987), Giles St Aubyn's Queen Victoria: A Portrait (1991), Monica Chariot's Victoria: The Young Queen (1991) and Juliet Gardiner's. CH Christopher Hibbert, Queen Victoria in her Letters and Journals.

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Christopher Hibbert’s acclaimed biography of Queen Victoria is as impressive and authoritative as the great woman herself. In 1837 an eighteen-year-old girl, raised by a German mother, inherited the throne of the United Kingdom

Christopher Hibbert’s acclaimed biography of Queen Victoria is as impressive and authoritative as the great woman herself. In 1837 an eighteen-year-old girl, raised by a German mother, inherited the throne of the United Kingdom. She was to reign as queen – and later Empress of India – for almost sixty-four years, presiding over twenty prime ministers and a period of unprecedented social and political change.

Queen Victoria, A Personal History by Christopher Hibbert (Harper Collins, 2000). Christopher Hibbert is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and Honorary Doctor of Letters at Leicester University

Queen Victoria, A Personal History by Christopher Hibbert (Harper Collins, 2000). An Uncommon Woman by Hannah Pakula (Touchstone Books, 1997). Queen Victoria (Sutton Pocket Biographies) by Elizabeth Longford (Sutton Publishing, 2000). Victoria and Albert: A Family Life at Osborne House by the Duchess of York and Benita Stoney. Christopher Hibbert is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and Honorary Doctor of Letters at Leicester University. He has written many highly acclaimed books including biographies of Elizabeth I, Samuel Johnson and Nelson. Top. ; More Victorians. British History Timeline.

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Queen Victoria : a personal history. by. Hibbert, Christopher, 1924-2008. New York : Basic Books

Queen Victoria : a personal history. Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901, Viktoria (Großbritannien, Königin), Queens. New York : Basic Books. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Queen Victoria's Prime Ministers - 1819-1861 - 1861-1901.

Christopher Hibbert's fascinating biography of Queen Victoria is aptly subtitled "A Personal History". This book focuses on Victoria's personal relationship with her family, her ministers and her staff. Given her extraordinary long life, there is a lot of material to cover. I was particularly interested in Victoria's contentious early relationship with her mother and the way the young queen was so successful in establishing her independence from the forces that hoped to use her as a tool for their personal ambitions.

In this surprising new life of Victoria, Christopher Hibbert, master of the telling anecdote and peerless biographer of England's great leaders, paints a fresh and intimate portrait of the woman who shaped a century. His Victoria is not only the formidable, demanding, capricious queen of popular imagination—she is also often shy, diffident, and vulnerable, prone to giggling fits and crying jags. Often censorious when confronted with her mother's moral lapses, she herself could be passionately sensual, emotional, and deeply sentimental. Ascending to the throne at age eighteen, Victoria ruled for sixty-four years—an astounding length for any world leader. During her reign, she dealt with conflicts ranging from royal quarrels to war in Crimea and rebellion in India. She saw monarchs fall, empires crumble, new continents explored, and England grow into a dominant global and industrial power. This personal history is a compelling look at the complex woman whom, until now, we only thought we knew.

Charyoll
A marvelous gossip party of Victoria's personal life and people around her. Best of all there are no boring politics! Rather, the reader can feel like they have gotten behind the closed doors of Victorian manners and attitudes, spy on the famous Queen who named an era, and have the feel of being in a time capsule. Hibbert takes the reader on a tour from the royal palaces where typhoid lurks from the cesspits to the shacks in mining towns where the sun cannot penetrate the black dust. A must read for anyone who enjoys the personal side of history.
Cordaron
A well written history of Queen Victoria; comprehensive, well researched. The factual information does not take away from the story. She was a real person with loves and angers and control issues, and that is clearly apparent.
Pettalo
I just finished reading Queen Victoria: A Personal Story, and have been thoroughly fascinated with her life. She lived a very long life, especially for the times. One of her grandsons commented at her death that "she had lived from the time of King George 3rd until the Twentith Century." She lived an interesting life, and could be kind, benevolent, caring one moment and haughty the next. She was quite eccentric.
Legend 33
While I believe that George IV was Mr. Hibberts best work, this work does him proud as well.
I received just enough detail to fill in some gaps, but not so much as to bore me. I find all, that I have read, of Mr. Hibbert's works to provide just the right amount of detail, without losing touch with the real story.
It is a good read and worth your time.
fabscf
A very good book about the life of Queen Victoria. Beginning with king George and explaining how the throne came to her. Also in depth about the life of Prince Albert. I literally could not put it down!
Ddilonyne
Excellent book that I highly recommend to those interested in Queen Victoria.
Feri
I was looking for a more factual understanding of Queen Victoria after watching the somewhat fluffy version of 'Victoria' on Masterpiece. Something without the padding of the love lives of kitchen staff, etc. This book got good reviews, but for me, I couldn't get too much further than page 12. I did want something factual, but, please, something less turgid. I will be searching for a different book. For example here is one sentence:
'Her husband was determined that the child should be born in England, so that there could be no possible grounds for denying its right to succeed to the throne; a fate which, so it was alleged, a gypsy in Gibraltar had predicted for it and of which the Duke himself protested to have no doubt, dismissing the possibility that, although the Duchess of Clarence's two babies had died, there was no reason to suppose she might not yet give birth to a child who would be nearer to the succession than his own.'
I was exhausted after reading that, I had to deconstruct, place emphasis here and there and add lots of periods to get through it. I completely forgot who we were learning about. I'm sure it is factual, it is just that I want my facts presented in a more digestible manner. Wish this were a blouse or a pair of shoes, I would have returned it.
Bought it for my mother for Christmas, it's a big book she finished it in like 4 days, she's a history buff she's 95 and the book was very well written she said, I picked this because I read the review on it on Amazon before buying it and it's true it's a very well written interesting book to read.